• Gut, Probiotics, and Health

    A healthy gut is linked to many benefits, such as robust immune system development, better moods and behaviors, balanced body weight, and proper insulin production. Unhealthy guts due to poor diet can cause bloating, diarrhea, IBS, and heartburn. Small intestinal holes of leaky guts can let undig... View Post
  • Gut-Brain Connection and Probiotics

    Gut is also known as “the second brain.” Because scientists have found an enteric nervous system inside of this organ. It contains more than 100 million nerve cells, running from esophagus to rectum. When you feel “butterflies in your stomach” when feeling nervous, or “go with your gut” when maki... View Post
  • Potential Probiotic Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    Researcher have found from their animal models of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) that intestinal microflora is crucial in the development of chronic gut inflammation. Specifically, two groups of genetically modified animals were raised in two different environments: one group was raised in a ge... View Post